Tsuba with geometric designs

Japanese
Edo period
Late 18th–early 19th century
Masakane (Japanese), School Ito School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 8.3 x 8.3 x 0.5 cm (3 1/4 x 3 1/4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2321

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold; shakudo (?) liners; decorative technique: ito-sukashi and zogan

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Odawara no ju Masakane saku
小田原住正包

Provenance

Purchased from Chikami Kiyoomi, former governor of Kagoshima, by Okakura Kakuzo

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund